The British Egyptian Business Association (BEBA) has announced an event focused on digital transformation, titled Digital Assets & Artificial Intelligence: Shaping the Future, to be held at the Cairo Conrad Hotel on Monday September 30th 2019.
The exciting discussion aims to shed light on the state of digital assets, in terms of management, regulation and the development of the digital transformation taking place in Egypt to create a thriving digital economy. Registration will take place at 8:30 AM at the exquisite venue, where attendants will get a chance to connect with each other before the discussions begin.
The first item on the agenda will feature welcoming remarks by the Chairman of BEBA Khaled Nosseir, followed by the first plenary session at 9:05 AM called “Regulations of Digital Assets: How is it Managed?”. The session will address regulatory policies in other countries, in terms of how they accepted the concept and managed to regulate digital assets, their pros and cons and more in-depth issues like risk management and pending threats such as money laundering.
Prominent discussants of the first talk include H.E Hala El Said, Minister of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform - HE Amr Talaat, Minister of Communications & Information Technology - Lobna Helal, Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Egypt - Franck Guiader, Associate & Head of Innovation & FinTech, GIDE and finally Marc Nolla, VP, SAP DGTAL EMEA South. The talk will be moderated by Ziad Bahaa Eldin, Attorney at Law& Former Deputy Prime Minister and will take place until 10:30 AM.
The second discussion will occur directly afterwards and will tackle the benefits and opportunities found in Artificial intelligence (AI) when applied to digital asset management. Titled “Extracting value from data through Artificial Intelligence”, the talk will explore the impact of AI in most sectors but specifically in capital markets and financial services such as payments, insurance and more.
Proposed discussants so far are Jason Barrass, Regional Head of Products for GTRF, HSBC - Emad El-Azhary, Strategy & Business Development Director, Vodafone Egypt - Akef El Maghraby, Vice Chairman, Banque Misr – Hala El Gohary, CEO, ITIDA - Ahmed Issa, CEO Consumer Banking, CIB, and finally Golestan (Sally) Radwan, Advisor to the Minister for Artificial Intelligence, Ministry of Communications & Information Technology. The discussion will be moderated by Hoda Mansour, Managing Director at SAP Egypt & ME.
The event’s closing remarks will be held right after the second discussion at noon by Karim Omar, Director of Business Development at Raya, followed by a networking lunch for all attendees to mingle and discuss the fruits of the day.
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